Essays Tagged: "Bertrand Russell"

The Value of Philosophy.

old the last thing that you want to talk about is trees fallen in the woods. I wish that I had read Bertrand Russell back then.Russell responds to the value of philosophy by stating that "In order to ...

(3 pages) 92 0 3.0 May/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy


o be earlier--bound in part, inevitably, to the higher wisdoms of the small-minded America of which Bertrand Russell--and not only he--had run afoul. The McCarthy Era also brought universities some pr ...

(2 pages) 29 0 0.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

About moral knoledge.

cle, "Can ethics provide answers?" which agrees that there are answers to ethics. On the other hand Bertrand Russell wrote the article, "Science and Ethics" which disagrees on ethics.Rachels said that ... k" This example is like following the leader, not knowing what to do because the great one is wrong.Bertrand Russell who disagreed with Rachels. Bertrand said that there are no certain answers to ethi ...

(2 pages) 42 0 3.7 Nov/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays

A successful business woman

e gained as a young successful businesswoman.She was interested in philosophy and specially admired Bertrand Russell. However, many people usually think women are the emotional creatures and they are ...

(2 pages) 48 0 4.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

What ideas about world peace were behind the formation of the League of Nations, and can they ever hope to be fulfilled?

and conventions on disarmament and non-proliferation. Disarmament was advanced by idealists such as Bertrand Russell as "the hope of producing greater sanity in the world... doing the best for not onl ... peace they require a strong international organisation to coordinate and enforce them, and idealist Bertrand Russell suggested that "a world government... might thus come into existence." World govern ...

(7 pages) 85 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > International Organizations & Conflicts

Our Knowledge of the External World by Bertrand Russell

OUR KNOWLEDGE OF THE EXTERNAL WORLDAuthor: Bertrand Russell"What is real? ...How do you define real?...If you're talking about what you can fee ... erceived. Questions arise whetherthe object exists at all since its existence depends on the viewer.Bertrand Russell separates the idea to know something into two distinct parts.Perception of an objec ... n of an object relies on knowledge of things by acquaintance and knowledge ofthings by description. Bertrand Russell uses a table as an example for clarifying this.Acquaintance of the table results in ...

(5 pages) 80 0 3.6 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Modern Philosophy


d The Reivers. In 1950 he was awarded the Nobel Prize in literature (the co-recipient that year was Bertrand Russell).Extra credit: During World War I, when Faulkner was trying to get into the Royal A ... d The Reivers. In 1950 he was awarded the Nobel Prize in literature (the co-recipient that year was Bertrand Russell).Extra credit: During World War I, when Faulkner was trying to get into the Royal A ...

(5 pages) 120 0 3.4 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

"1984" by George Orwell. Why Nineteen Eighty-Four Should Be Read and Taught.

the 1940s. Some examples: On the dust jacket of the first American edition of Nineteen Eighty-four Bertrand Russell and Alfred Kazin are quoted. Russell states, "Nineteen Eighty-four depicts the horr ...

(8 pages) 72 2 4.8 Jun/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Wittgenstein and Russel biographies

Bertrand RussellRay Monk is a philosophy professor whose first book was a biography of Ludwig Wittge ... y of Ludwig Wittgenstein, the Austrian-born philosopher whose brilliance unsettled even the haughty Bertrand Russell. This first volume of a planned two-volume life of Russell covers the first forty-n ... ears, from 1872 through 1921. Writing Russell's life is a daunting task in that the BIBLIOGRAPHY OF BERTRAND RUSSELL contains more than three thousand entries, and the Russell Archives hold more than ...

(14 pages) 47 0 0.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Women in Business

Bertrand Russell in "The Conquest of Happiness" talked about that female are actually more passionat ...

(2 pages) 33 1 0.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Human Resource Management

Their Eyes Were Watching God

erwhelmingly strong, have governed my life: the longing for love, and the search for knowledge..." -Bertrand Russell (1872 - 1970), Autobiography Their Eyes Were Watching God: A Report It is these sha ...

(7 pages) 18 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers


dividuals or a single individual. A subjective truth is only true for some people, some of the time.Bertrand Russell- figure out where you are (what you believe), figure out where you want to go (what ...

(2 pages) 31 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Can the Human Model of Personal Identity as the Bundle Theory be Examined in the Context of Spider Man II?

ction 6 of the Treatise we see an argument formulated for the repudiation of the self. To resort to Bertrand Russell?s systematic understanding of the argument formulated by Hume, we begin by noticing ... rman 2, www.Script ? Soundtrack, Hold On-Jet,, Bertrand; History of Western Philosophy, Routledge, Canada Reprint 2001?M Hiriyanna, Outlines of Ind ...

(10 pages) 19 0 1.0 Oct/2007

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

The role of a philosophy class on the views and beliefs of a student, a very reflective piece that refers to many ancient and modern thinkers.

cular opinions held by two of the philosophers we studied and my reasoning for why. I'll start with Bertrand Russell. Russell makes an argument about how our senses mislead us when perceiving objects. ...

(6 pages) 24 0 0.0 Nov/2007

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy


may be deemed unsuitable by their parents, their schoolmaster, or even the government, according to Bertrand Russell. Certain governments take great precautions in censoring literary works, for exampl ... and Eve, for example) or disproves evolution. Meanwhile there is scientific evidence of evolution. Bertrand Russell comments on this in his essay “Freedom Versus Authority in Education”: &# ...

(5 pages) 20 0 0.0 Jan/2008

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Human Rights

The world view of bertrand russell

The World View of Bertrand Russell In today's world, it is difficult to know just what is correct among the ideas of t ... iverse, what we are and how we came to be, and how we should live as human beings and as a society. Bertrand Russell, an agnostic philosopher, approaches these questions and tries to answer them accor ... wer them according to what science has proven throughout history.In an debate with F. C. Copleston, Bertrand Russell was questioned on the existence of God. Russell states that his view is agnostic (1 ...

(10 pages) 15 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Bertrand Russell : A Free Man’s Worship

This essay will explain the beliefs and philosophies of Bertrand Russell. He was the author of, "A Free Man's Worship". In Betrand's essay, he presents an a ... elieves that there is no God and that eventually the human race will rid itself. In this essay, why Bertrand concludes there can be no God will be explained. Bertrand writes that a God that was ... , to criticize, and to imagine is how we can preserve our aspirations without them being tarnished. Bertrand make a very compelling statement went he writes, "To abandon the struggle for private happi ...

(3 pages) 17 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Propaganda in the Early Twentieth Century

put those viewing it under an almost mental spell or even in a brain washed state. This quote from Bertrand Russell exemplifies this notion, “You must not kill your neighbor, whom perhaps you genuin ...

(4 pages) 18 0 2.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War I

The Value of Philosophical Thinking

n said many times and was certainly better articulated than my words. I just find this passage from Bertrand Russell "The Problems of Philosophy" to be very thoughtful and almost haunting. The possibi ... arted place through reasoning and an endless inquiry is something worth attempting. This passage on Bertrand Russell view of the value of this subject presents a world of opportunities. Still, it is r ...

(5 pages) 37 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

The Clouds of ASH

and he always destroys himself in the process. History has never witnessed an exception to that as Bertrand Russell has put in, “War does not determine who is right- only who is left.” Man ...

(4 pages) 563 0 0.0 Feb/2009

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing